Scenes From Our Week

Scenes From Our Week – Week 44

After a week of being gone, it seems like it takes another week to catch up at home.  So, yes, this post is a week behind.  We had a great vacation starting off with a Cubs vs Pirates game in Chicago and then moving on to total relaxation at our cousin’s cabin on Lake Vermillion…
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Scenes from Our Week – Week 43

We finally had a week where we were mostly at home.  I spent a lot of my week on the porch in our new furniture reading and enjoying the cooler weather. Pat took the kids to Des Moines to watch our baseball team play in the state tournament.   Even though we didn’t win, I…
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Scenes From Our Week – Weeks 41 and 42

Many of you know my mom has been sick.  In mid-April, she went to the ER for diarrhea that couldn’t be controlled and left finding out she had a mass the size of an orange that was on her lung.  Three months and multiple doctor appointments, labs, x-rays, CT scans, PET scans, and retelling her…
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Scenes from Our Week – Week 40

Sorry for the lack of posts this week.  I feel like I am still playing catch-up after being gone two long weekends in a row.  Then this week I was gone everyday for a class I was taking to keep my Substitute Teaching License.  Nights were busy and if they weren’t I was playing catch-up…
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Scenes From Our Week – Week 39

I am sure most of you are thinking what I am thinking….June is gone already?!?!?!  It went by much too fast. There is only about 50 days left until school starts and still so much we want to do.   One thing that is almost done is our new patio.  Pat has been working hard…
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Scenes From Our Week – Week 38

I’m posting this late since I was in Nashville all weekend.  I will do a Nashville post soon, but here is what happened in our world last week. My parents came down last Sunday for Father’s Day.  The kids with my dad. My dad and I Reagan in good form, ready to hit the ball.…
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Scenes From Our Week – Week 37

Summer is flying by!  Each day has been busy with ball games and camps that we haven’t had much of a chance to just relax yet.  This week doesn’t offer much time for relaxing either.  *Sigh*  What happened to the “Lazy Hazy Crazy Days of Summer”?   Sunday night, Reagan got a lot of action…
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Scenes From Our Week – Week 36

What a great week of summer vacation!  Reagan kicked it off with her 1st T-Ball game of the season.  They are so fun to watch and she did a great job! Reagan helped Pat build something in the garage and he took this photo of her.  How cute! Reagan FINALLY started piano lessons.  She has…
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Scenes From Our Week – Week 35 including Caramel Apple Sweet-Za Recipe

We had a great 2nd week of summer!  The chore list began, but the days were still laid back and fun.   Reagan has been begging to make this dessert ever since her latest AMERICAN GIRL magazine arrived.  So, since we had friends coming over Sunday night, we made her Caramel Apple Sweet-za and it…
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Scenes From Our Week – Week 34

This week was full of memory making.  We closed out the last week of school with a talent show, a spelling bee, a trip to Orange Leaf (a first for the kids).   Patrick and Bennett performing with the band for the talent show. Patrick sang a solo at the talent show, “Please. Please. Please”…
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Stacie's read-in-2022 book montage

Master Your Core: A Science-Based Guide to Achieve Peak Performance and Resilience to Injury
Hidden Figures
Personal Effects: What Recovering the Dead Teaches Me About Caring for the Living
Waiting for Tom Hanks
The Maid
The Other Black Girl
Anxious People
The Body
Great American Road Trips- National Parks: Discover insider tips, must see stops , nearby attractions  more
Apples Never Fall
Love & Saffron: A Novel of Friendship, Food, and Love
Love and Other Consolation Prizes
The Vanishing Half
How to Find Your Way Home
People We Meet on Vacation
Last Summer at the Golden Hotel
Dear Evan Hansen
The Unsinkable Greta James
The Road We Took

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